Our Team


Adrian Tyndall

Adrian Tyndall M.D.

Interim Dean, College Of Medicine


Peter Alexandrov

Peter Alexandrov M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Brandon R Allen

Brandon R Allen M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor; Medical Director, Adult ED; Medical Director, UF Health Chest Pain Center; Medical Director, ED Scribes Program
Joshua H Altman

Joshua H Altman M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Lars Beattie

Lars Beattie M.S., M.D., FACEP

Residency Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor
Torben K Becker

Torben K Becker M.D., Ph.D., RDMS, FAWM

Clinical Assistant Professor; Chief, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Director, Prehospital Research; Director, Global Health Programs; Program Director, Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship; Associate Medical Director – Alachua County Fire Rescue
Brittany C Beel

Brittany C Beel M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Noel R Braseth

Noel R Braseth M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Alicia Buck

Alicia Buck M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Donna L Carden

Donna L Carden M.D.

Professor Emeritus
David B Crabb

David B Crabb M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Jessica L Dalton

Jessica L Dalton M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Giuliano De Portu

Giuliano De Portu M.D., FACEP

Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity; Assistant Residency Program Director; Program Director, Medical Student Ultrasound Curriculum;​ Clinical Assistant Professor
Marco F Elegante

Marco F Elegante M.D., MNeuroSci

Clinical Assistant Professor
Marie-Carmelle Elie

Marie-Carmelle Elie M.D., FACEP, FCCM, FAAEM, RDMS

Critical Care Research And Clinical Trials Liaison, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor; Chief Medical Officer, Haven Hospice And Medical Group
Mindy Fernandez

Mindy Fernandez M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rosemarie Fernandez

Rosemarie Fernandez M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Desmond Fitzpatrick

Desmond Fitzpatrick M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Director, EMS Fellowship; Medical Director, Lake County EMS; Medical Director For Stadium Operations And Disaster Preparedness, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium; EMS Clerkship Director
Colleen K Gutman

Colleen K Gutman M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Carolyn K Holland

Carolyn K Holland M.D., MEd, FACEP, FAAP

Clinical Associate Professor, Medical Director – Pediatric Emergency Department, Division Chief – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Liam C Holtzman

Liam C Holtzman D.O., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor And Associate Program Director
Karl W Huesgen

Karl W Huesgen M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Associate Medical Director, ShandsCair
Charles Hwang

Charles Hwang M.D., FACEP, FAEMS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Levy County Department Of Public Safety
Jason M Jones

Jason M Jones M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; EMS Fellowship Director; Academic Chief, EMS Division; Medical Director, Alachua County Fire Rescue (ACFR)
Michael L Krick

Michael L Krick D.O., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Associate Physician Director Of Quality, Freestanding EDs
Karen Laauwe

Karen Laauwe M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor
Alison Leung

Alison Leung M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Jennifer K Light

Jennifer K Light M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Judy K Lucas

Judy K Lucas M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Nicholas Maldonado

Nicholas Maldonado M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Residency Program Director
Michael Marchick

Michael Marchick M.D.

Co-Clerkship Director; Clinical Associate Professor
Derek Merck

Derek Merck Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Lisa Merck

Lisa Merck M.D., MPH, MA, FACEP

Associate Professor, Vice Chair Of Research
David A Meurer

David A Meurer M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor; Medical Director, ShandsCair Adult/Peds Team; Medical Director, Gainesville Fire Rescue
Kendall Moore

Kendall Moore M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Travis W Murphy

Travis W Murphy M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor; Director, Student & Resident Education, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Co-Director, Cardiac Arrest Programs, Division Of Critical Care Medicine
L. Connor Nickels

L. Connor Nickels M.D., RDMS, FACEP

Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Program And Fellowship; Clinical Associate Professor
Candice A Norman

Candice A Norman M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rohit P Patel

Rohit P Patel M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor; Associate Chief, Division Of Critical Care Medicine; Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Critical Care Fellowship; Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit; Director, Critical Care Ultrasound, Surgical ICU
Mary D Patterson

Mary D Patterson M.D., M.Ed.

Associate Dean And Professor
Thomas F Payton

Thomas F Payton M.D.

Emergency Physician
Maritza Plaza-Verduin

Maritza Plaza-Verduin M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
David L Roberts

David L Roberts M.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Joel Rowe

Joel Rowe M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, EMS Fellow; Associate Medical Director, Lake County EMS
Matthew Ryan

Matthew Ryan M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Vice Chair And Interim Chief In The Department Of Emergency Medicine; Associate Professor
Matthew B Shannon

Matthew B Shannon M.D., FACEP

Clinical Assistant Professor
John H Slish

John H Slish M.D., FACEP, EMT-T, TCCC-I, ILO

Medical Director, Tactical Medicine GFR; SWAT Team Physician/Operator, GPD And ACSO; Co-Assistant Medical Director, UF EMS Fellowship; Clinical Assistant Professor
Caroline C Srihari

Caroline C Srihari M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Tricia B Swan

Tricia B Swan M.D., M.Ed., FAAP, FACEP

Clinical Associate Professor
Meredith C Thompson

Meredith C Thompson M.D.

Co-Clerkship Director; Clinical Assistant Professor
Kevin K Wang

Kevin K Wang Ph.D.

Research Professor
Zhihui Yang

Zhihui Yang Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Henry W Young, II

Henry W Young, II M.D., FACEP

Assistant Residency Program Director; Clinical Assistant Professor
Taylor Zeglam

Taylor Zeglam M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Cristina M Zeretzke-Bien

Cristina M Zeretzke-Bien M.D., FAAP, FAAEM, FACEP

Clinical Associate Professor, Assistant Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department

Courtesy/Volunteer Faculty

Harvey G Rohlwing, Jr.

Harvey G Rohlwing, Jr. M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor


Emergency Medical Services Fellows

Bethany J Johnston

Bethany J Johnston M.D.

EM-EMS Fellow
Austin C Reed

Austin C Reed M.D.

EM-EMS Fellow

Critical Care Medicine Fellows

Abdulaziz Alburaih

Abdulaziz Alburaih M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow
Casey T Carr

Casey T Carr M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow
Barbara Flores Gonzalez

Barbara Flores Gonzalez M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow
Adnan Javed

Adnan Javed M.D.

Second Year EM-CCM Fellow

Sports Medicine Fellows

Laura E Cook

Laura E Cook M.D.

EM-Sports Medicine Fellow

Ultrasound Medicine Fellows

Tierra Smith

Tierra Smith M.D.

EM-Ultrasound Fellow

Global Health Medicine Fellows

Lindsay Beamon-Scott

Lindsay Beamon-Scott M.D.

EM-Global Health Fellow

Simulation Fellows

Nicholas S Laconi

Nicholas S Laconi M.D., M.S.

Simulation Fellow, Surgical Resident

Part-time Clinical Faculty

Benjamin N Abo

Benjamin N Abo D.O.

OPS Professional Faculty
Christopher Bucciarelli

Christopher Bucciarelli M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Ramona D Esquibel

Ramona D Esquibel M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Michael L Falgiani

Michael L Falgiani M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Tushar Gupta

Tushar Gupta M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Robyn M Hoelle

Robyn M Hoelle M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Mark M Jackson

Mark M Jackson D.O.

OPS Professional Faculty
Joshua B Kaplan

Joshua B Kaplan D.O.

OPS Professional Faculty
Sitha Konopack

Sitha Konopack M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Steven A Lambrou

Steven A Lambrou M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Diana C Mora-Montero

Diana C Mora-Montero M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Kenneth J Myers

Kenneth J Myers M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Pratik S Patel

Pratik S Patel M.D., M.B.B.S.

OPS Professional Faculty
Hasan Rasheed

Hasan Rasheed M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Ryan H Roberts

Ryan H Roberts M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Kruti Shah

Kruti Shah M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Jasmin Tanaja

Jasmin Tanaja M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Joshua A Walker

Joshua A Walker M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty
Jason S Wilt

Jason S Wilt M.D.

OPS Professional Faculty

Per-Diem Pediatric Faculty

Jyoti Budania

Jyoti Budania M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rachel M Coleman

Rachel M Coleman M.D.

Assistant Professor
Satyanarayan  Mola

Satyanarayan Mola

ERP Application Analyst L3
Maria N Kelly

Maria N Kelly M.D.

Professor And Program Director
Michele N Lossius

Michele N Lossius M.D., F.A.A.P.

Professor And Division Chief For Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Jackie Otero

Jackie Otero M.D.

Assistant Professor
Margaret A Slayton

Margaret A Slayton M.D.

OPS – Healthcare

Advanced Practice Provider Team (Full-Time)

Jessica R Holder

Jessica R Holder

Nurse Practitioner
Sarah A Hula

Sarah A Hula

Nurse Practitioner
Samuel T Kim

Samuel T Kim

Physician Assistant
Michelle E Metzger

Michelle E Metzger

Physician Assistant
Vivien P Murphy

Vivien P Murphy

Sheridan L S Primack

Sheridan L S Primack

Nurse Practitioner-NE FR
Paige N Smith

Paige N Smith

Physician Asst-NE FR
Sara K Webber

Sara K Webber

Physician Asst


Debra J Beck

Debra J Beck

Research, Administrative Support Assistant, I
Melanie Blackburn

Melanie Blackburn

Assistant Director Of Finance And Reporting
Courtney L Cribbs

Courtney L Cribbs

Clerkship Coordinator
Chloe Evans

Chloe Evans

Fellowship Coordinator
Zach Frey

Zach Frey

Administrative Support Assistant, II
Amanda H Glynn

Amanda H Glynn MHS, CRC, CGCM

Residency Program Coordinator / Administrator
Melyssa E Henagan

Melyssa E Henagan

Senior Accountant
Joshua E Hurwitz

Joshua E Hurwitz

IT Expert
Michele L Joines

Michele L Joines

Administrative Support Assistant, I
Frank Jurkiewicz

Frank Jurkiewicz MBA

Administrative Director
Melissa J Malecki

Melissa J Malecki

Clinical Operations Coordinator ~ Emergency Medicine Scribe Program Manager
Kristy L Radeker

Kristy L Radeker MSM

Assistant Director Of Emergency Services
Amy M Smith

Amy M Smith

Office Manager; Chairs Administrative Assistant

Emergency Medicine Residents

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